On December 23rd, we arrived at my parents' house in time to visit for a few minutes, get air beds inflated, unload the van and get the kids to bed. In addition to presents and clothes, the boys in my family also decided to take a respiratory virus along to share with the rest of the family. (You're welcome.) ;-) It didn't appear to slow Daniel and Markos down much (notice I did not mention Eric).
Due to Daniel's hockey tournament schedule, our visit was shorter this year than usual, so our days were pretty packed. On Christmas Eve morning, my friends, Suzanne and Catherine, and Catherine's daughter came out to visit. Lily loved the attention. Markos received his first Christmas presents.
|Markos and Daniel opening their gift from Suzanne|
When they left, the kids played while the
Once the kids were dressed in their nice clothes, we forced them to endure countless photos in front of the tree. I think we *might* have gotten a handful of cute ones.
After the Grandmas both arrived, Mackenzie and Abby played some carols on the piano for MaMaw.